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Staff Personal Research & Development Award

The Staff Personal Research & Development Award is intended to encourage a wide range of creative and exploratory pursuits for full-and part-time staff. Full-time staff can request up to $3,000 and part-time staff can request up to $1,500. The funds should be used for personal growth, expanded awareness, research towards personal learning goals, creative projects, and/or contribution to the greater good. Use of funds includes but is not limited to workshops or course fees, materials, and activities supporting personal research and development requests.

Guidelines & Application

Please submit application to Charis Norell, copying Nicole Allen. Winter applications are due January 3, 2024 supporting creative or exploratory pursuits between February 1, 2024 – June 30, 2024.

Staff Discounts on Material Purchases

WashU Human Resources provides resources on community discount programs and Resource Management maintains a list of preferred suppliers that offer contract pricing to Washington University staff and faculty. Though not listed, Sherwin-Williams Paint Store (3109 Watson Rd, St. Louis) also extends WashU contract pricing to staff and faculty.